Copyright & associated rights transactions and management

Copyright & associated rights transactions and management guidance:

This Practice Note examines the likely impact of Brexit on IP rights. It deals with key issues that may affect the owners of trade marks, design rights, copyright and...

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Most information produced by central government bodies and government ministers in the UK enjoys Crown copyright status, and the majority of Crown copyright information,...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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Typefaces are a key component of a brand identity, using a unique typeface helps a business to distinguish itself from its competitors. Many businesses will select or...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on legal issues arising from the commercial use of photographs. Photographs are central to many commercial activities, therefore...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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This Practice Note examines legal and practical issues relating to the copying of software. It sets out software copyright protections under copyright law to combat...

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Copyright is a property right and may be transferred by assignment, testamentary disposition or by the requirements of law such as on bankruptcy. Ownership of copyright...

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This DEED is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose registered...

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This Agreement is dated [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose...

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The question of who owns intellectual property in the designs, drawings, specifications etc created in relation to a construction project is very important for all the...

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This Practice Note examines the complex relationship between copyright and designs. For more information about designs law and copyright law, see: Design transactions and...

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This Agreement is made on [insert date] (the Commencement Date) between the following parties (each a party and together the parties): Parties 1 [insert licensor name] a...

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This Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert licensor name] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] whose registered number is [insert company number]...

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This Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert licensor name] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] whose registered number is [insert company number]...

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This AGREEMENT is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name of party] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number]...

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Introduction The purpose of the copyright policy is to provide guidance about copyright as a right, to provide guidelines and procedures for obtaining copyright...

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Introduction This document contains quick links to the Precedents relevant to copyright. These include the main statements of case to start and then run copyright...

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This Practice Note is intended to be used to track the progress of legislative proposals, relevant judgments, and current consultations related to copyright and...

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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a work as the person who created it. The author as creator is not always the owner of a...

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Categorisation Copyright is the exclusive right to do, and authorise others to do, certain acts in relation to copyright works. Copyright works have been formally...

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Qualifying for copyright protection Copyright recognises the intellectual creation of an author when a work is created. The law is set out mainly in the Copyright,...

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Historical and policy context Crown copyright came into being as a result of the extensive piracy of government publications during the 19th century, ordnance maps in...

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In brief Although subject to certain qualifications (discussed in more detail in Practice Note: Copyright—subsistence and qualification), copyright automatically arises...

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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wanting to use influencers (or other talent) for particular social marketing campaigns and advertising promotions in the...

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Compared to other intellectual property rights, authors are given a long term of protection under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) as amended by the...

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Click here to download the latest Copyright 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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Click here to download the latest Licensing 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered Australia; Brazil; Canada; Chile; Finland; France;...

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Click here to download the latest Licensing 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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Click here to download the latest Telecoms and Media 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in...

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